Re: [NTLK] Safari Pad - Apple's Tablet Computer

From: Andre Lipinski <>
Date: Tue Apr 21 2009 - 18:14:16 EDT


I agree (seriously) an all points except 5 (Apple's learned their
lesson) and half of #6 the present variety of USB connectors is
already kinda nuts!


On 21-Apr-09, at 4:18 PM, Ed Kummel wrote:

> And to add to this list (albiet in a somewhat humourous, yet
> serious manner)
> 5. It will have draconian licensing that will restrict the user in
> ways nobody else has ever though of.
> 6. It will have yet another weird USB interface connector made of
> the rare compound now known as "Unobtanium", of which Apple seems
> to have an unlimited supply of.
> 7. It will be 2 to 3 times the price of anything else on the
> market, but that's OK because it will be cool to be seen with one.
> 8. It will introduce another aspect of technology that people
> didn't know they couldn't live without.
> 9. It will start the "me too" parade all over again and the market
> will be flooded with cheap chinese knock-offs with the Mac zealots
> loudly protesting that "it's not the same thing" with chants of
> "you just don't understand" in heated interactions of the Mac
> faithful with "the rest of the world".

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